Founder & CEO
Mark has an engineering degree from the University of Michigan. He has worked over 30 years for large organizations like Chrysler Corporation, Lockheed, LifeScan, The Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Jose and most recently Kaiser Permanente. He retired from Kaiser in July 2018.
Mark received his Life Coach Certification in March 2018 from the Life Purpose Institute, an accredited training organization of the International Coach Federation.
Mark has been an individual contributor and in various management positions. Most recently for Kaiser as the Team Manager for both the San Jose and Santa Clara medical centers. He was responsible for managing construction projects from $25,000 to $150 Mil. This included managing project managers, finance professionals, construction managers as well as overseeing a construction crew of up to 45 people. He also managed the work of outside design professionals and general contractors.
In that role he coached and counseled many people to achieve their professional goals and excel in their roles.
As the principal and CEO of Patrosso & Associates he has spent a year developing the life coach organization to be a wholistic approach to helping people improve their lives and achieve their goals. P & A has attracted several trained coaches with a variety of skill sets and backgrounds to help people live their dreams.